Exmouth War Journals - Nostalgia

PUBLISHED: 14:48 20 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:16 20 April 2017

Exmouth Journal, printed April, 15 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Exmouth Journal, printed April, 15 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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On this week in 1944: Extracts from the Exmouth Journal, printed April 15, 1944.

A Queue-rious Situation. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESA Queue-rious Situation. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-3. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Every week, we bring you clippings taken from the wartime Exmouth Journals and the local topics of the day in 1944.

Easter was one of the quietest holidays. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESEaster was one of the quietest holidays. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-4. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

The ban on visits to the seaside had a big effect meaning Easter was one of the quietest holidays that Exmouth has known.

You'll be glad you kept on saving. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESYou'll be glad you kept on saving. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-5. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Intruders got away with little booty. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESIntruders got away with little booty. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-8. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

A raid on Lympstone railway station left the intruder(s) getting away with little booty.

Interesting wedding at All Saints' church. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESInteresting wedding at All Saints' church. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-6. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Royal message. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESRoyal message. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-7. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

Want to see more clippings from the historic Exmouth Journals of 1944? Join our nostalgic Facebook group, Devon Memories, where you will also find other nostalgic pictures and stories from across the region.

Crisis Clippings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVESCrisis Clippings. Ref exe War Journals Nost 15-4-1944-2. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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